Lost For Words
32 | Tokyo 2020 with Conner Morrison and Chelsea Buchan

32 | Tokyo 2020 with Conner Morrison and Chelsea Buchan

October 18, 2021

Conner Morrison is a paralympic swimmer competing in the S14 category. A European Championship medallist, Conner speaks to Jason about his experience at Tokyo 2020 earlier this year where he qualified for the final of the 100m breaststroke, finishing in 8th place. Chelsea and Conner also discuss their relationship and how it was with Chelsea not being allowed to travel to Japan.

 

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31 | Advice with Amy McGale

31 | Advice with Amy McGale

October 11, 2021

Following #WorldMentalHealthDay and #MentalHealthWeek, Amy McGale speaks to Jason about her experiences with anxiety throughout her life to date. Amy touches on the effect going into and out of lockdowns had on her anxiety as well as coping mechanisms she attained from counselling. Amy decided to use her own experiences to help others by starting an Instagram page Advice with Amy.

 

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30 | The Singing Footballer with Tyler Dodds

30 | The Singing Footballer with Tyler Dodds

October 4, 2021

As well as being a professional footballer for Glasgow City, Tyler Dodds is a musician who sings at events around the country with her band. Tyler joins Jason to discuss her footballing career, ambitions within music and how she juggles both. She opens up about her pandemic experience playing football in Naples and now finding her feet in Glasgow.

 

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29 | All Things Politics and LGBT Campaigning with Mathew Hulbert

29 | All Things Politics and LGBT Campaigning with Mathew Hulbert

September 27, 2021

Mathew Hulbert is a Liberal Democrat councillor for the Redhall Ward in Leicestershire. Mathew speaks to Jason about modern day politics, his reasons for being a Lib Dem and where he sees the country heading. Mathew discusses his 'coming out' journey and how he campaigns for all those who fall under the LGBT umbrella, particularly the 'T' (transgender) who face some discrimination in today's society. Mathew also recalls interviewing previous Prime Ministers David Cameron and Gordon Brown.

 

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28 | With Change Comes Consequences with Scott Alcroft

28 | With Change Comes Consequences with Scott Alcroft

September 20, 2021

Scott Alcroft is a Scottish author who hails from Saltcoats, North Ayrshire. After moving around Europe whilst serving in the armed forces, Scott settled in the south of Spain and decided to begin turning his life experiences into stories. Scott has written five books so far including The Bunnet and Factory Girls. Scott joins Jason ahead of the release of his sixth book With Change Comes Consequences.

 

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27 | Mile High to Dubai with Gillian Paulley

27 | Mile High to Dubai with Gillian Paulley

September 13, 2021

After applying on a whim and being accepted in February 2019, Gillian Paulley packed up her life and 4 weeks later she was in Dubai for training to join the cabin crew of Fly Emirates. Gillian joins Jason to chat about life as an air hostess, some questionable flight etiquette, the impact of the pandemic on air travel and how living in Dubai has contributed to her personal development as a human being.

 

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26 | The Past, Present and Future of Socialism with Gavin Brewis

26 | The Past, Present and Future of Socialism with Gavin Brewis

September 6, 2021

Gavin Brewis is a Glaswegian socialist and a Master of Science in Health History about to embark upon a PhD. Gavin speaks to Jason about his troubled youth which lead to him being expelled from two secondary schools before joining the army. Having left the army, he decided to re-enter education and begun to read socialist literature. Gavin and Jason chat the past, present and future of socialism in Scotland.

 

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25 | Working Class Conservatism and Glasgow‘s Cleansing Crisis with Cllr Thomas Kerr

25 | Working Class Conservatism and Glasgow‘s Cleansing Crisis with Cllr Thomas Kerr

August 30, 2021

Thomas Kerr is the Leader of the Conservative bloc of Glasgow city councillors. He is an east end boy, who has represented the Shettleston ward since 2017. Thomas and Jason chat all things Glasgow, including COP26, the cleansing crisis, day to day running of the council before moving onto national issues such as coronavirus recovery and the recent SNP-Green formal national coalition.

 

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24 | The Windrush Scandal with Niamh Quille

24 | The Windrush Scandal with Niamh Quille

August 23, 2021

In 1948, MV Empire Windursh docked at Tilbury, with over 400 migrants on board. These migrants - who have come to be known as the Windrush Generation - moved to the UK to help address the labour shortage following WWII. Niamh Quille, a lawyer/researcher, joins Jason to discuss the timeline of events that have lead to the present-day scandal, which has seen many of the Windrush Generation either deported or facing deportation.

 

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Niamh Quille - The Windrush Generation in Britain’s ‘Hostile Environment’: Racializing the Crimmigration Narrative

 

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23 | Miss Scotland: The British Heart Foundation Fundraiser with Abbie Lovering

23 | Miss Scotland: The British Heart Foundation Fundraiser with Abbie Lovering

August 16, 2021

Abbie Lovering is a contestant in the 2021 Miss Scotland beauty pageant and speaks on the show about the process of competing and her hopes for emerging victorious. Entrants to Miss Scotland must choose a charity to endorse and fundraise, Abbie speaks to Jason about how she has chosen the BHF due to her aunt's hypertrophic cardiomyopathy diagnosis. Abbie and her friends will be climbing Ben Lomond to raise funds.

 

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